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What do you want to ask the judges of the Traveler Photo Contest? Tweet #photography Qs with #LetsExplore on.natgeo.com/1s0B4FQ
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Space photos: A supernova's ashes, cosmic cluster, and star trails on.natgeo.com/1nPuhQc
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Sudbury Ontario, a small mining community. A smelting stack reflected in the window of a wooden shack near the copper and nickel mine. @robertclarkphoto @thephotosociety
Watch: What if your home was slipping into the ocean? on.natgeo.com/1qdp95u
Is it time to stop thinking all non-native species are evil? on.natgeo.com/1qd8PBD
Photo by @Amivitale for a @natgeo story on the Oil Boom in the Bakken. Children perform at a school recital in Bainville, Montana. Enrollment at the school has more than doubled since 2009. The oil boom is bringing great wealth to the region but for those on a fixed income like school teachers, it
Photograph by @michaelmelford. On March 11th of this year, using his authorities under the Antiquities Act, President Obama designated the Point Arena-Stornetta Unit, protecting approximately 1,665 acres of a significant and spectacular stretch of public lands along the Mendocino coastline in Northe
Horses, dogs, pigeons—even glowworms—were crucial participants in World War I: on.natgeo.com/1nOAvQe
This week: Spot the Dumbbell Nebula, and the bright star Spica near Mars and Saturn on.natgeo.com/1qbzM95
A tip from @natgeo Photographer @argonautphoto (Aaron Huey): The secret to making truly great photos is the STANCE. I always shoot on one leg when hunting rainbows. #DenaliNationalPark on assignment for @natgeo. (Photo by @ali_geiser)
How drones will change the way you eat: on.natgeo.com/1qbdmVt
Photo by @TimLaman on assignment for @NatGeo. Morning mist shrouds the lowland rain forest of Gunung Palung National Park, which is prime habitat for the Bornean Orangutans my wife Cheryl Knott is studying with her team from savegporangutans.org <savegporangutans.org> . Follow our fam
Polar bears and penguins tracked via satellite: on.natgeo.com/1nO1Wd1
iPhone photo by @stevewinterphoto of my assistant @bertiegregory flying the Phantom drone alongside Gerhard Vos in Limpopo, South Africa. I am currently on assignment for @natgeo shooting a worldwide leopard story. Stay tuned for more updates from the field!!! #bigcats #leopards #southafrica #steve
Photo by @TomasVH. Today marks the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War. In this photo, actors dressed as German foot soldiers run through a battlefield set in Flanders Fields near Veurne, #Belgium as part of the filming of a #WWI television series called In Vlaamse Velden last year
How World War I helps explain today's Middle East bloodshed: on.natgeo.com/1qahiWc
From the archives: The first pilot to fly from Hawaii to California on.natgeo.com/1nNyzrh
Photo @ladzinski / Sunrise reflection of #HalletsPeak in the beautifully lily covered #NymphLake in Colorado's #RockyMountainNationalPark. @natgeocreative
Asteroid impact killed off dinosaurs at a weak moment for the beasts: on.natgeo.com/1q9u8nH
Photograph by @paulnicklen. This was an @sea_legacy expedition to Svalbard, Norway 2014 to document climate change. Andrea Matzen (@ichstehnichtaufdich) is a nautical cadet on the Hanse Explorer. Wind, great light and her faux fur parka allowed for a beautiful portrait while we were in search of p
Photos: A century of outdoor eating around the world on.natgeo.com/1nNcpFy
Was teen pilot's tragic round-the-world flight attempt too risky? on.natgeo.com/1nN5DQi